All The Black Models Who’ve Walked In A Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show Since 1995

December 5, 2016  |  
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Tonight the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show will air on CBS (10 p.m. ET). It’s the first year that the show has been done in Paris and it was quite the grand production. But the legendary fashion show has come a long way since it started in 1995 with models simply wearing the lingerie down a runway. There were no wings, there wasn’t all the glitz, no music performances, and there weren’t many women of color stomping down the catwalk.

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But this year’s show had quite a few Black women turning heads, and it is sure to be quite the sight to see this evening. In honor of those beauties, we wanted to showcase all of the Black women who’ve been in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show over the years. With the exception of maybe one or two missing (shout out to Chrystéle Saint Louis Augustin for instance, there was no photo of her in the 1998 show), we’ve got just about all of the women covered. Check these legendary ladies out:

Naomi Campbell Victoria's Secret

Naomi Campbell

Campbell walked in seven shows: 1996–1998, 2000, 2002–2003 and 2005.

Tyra Banks Victoria's Secret

Tyra Banks

Banks walked in nine shows from 1996 to 2005.

Joan Smalls Victoria's Secret

Joan Smalls

Smalls has walked six times since 2011, including in this year’s show.

Maria Borges Victoria's Secret

Maria Borges

The beauty, who made headlines last year by forgoing a long weave for her TWA, has been in four shows since 2013, including this year’s presentation.

Zuri Tibby Victoria's Secret

Zuri Tibby

This year’s show is Tibby’s first Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.

Sessilee Lopez

Lopez walked twice for shows in 2008 and 2009.

Oluchi Onweagba-Orlandi Victoria's Secret

Oluchi Onweagba-Orlandi

The Nigerian stunner walked for the brand six times. She did shows in 2000, 2002–2003, and 2005 through 2007.

Noémie Lenoir

The French model walked in 2007 and 2008.

Malaika Firth

The Kenyan model only walked once in 2013.

Lyndsey Scott

A beauty who codes when she’s not modeling, Scott only walked in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show once in 2009.

Liya Kebede

The Ethiopian supermodel walked twice in 2002 and 2003.

Lameka Fox

This year was Lameka Fox’s first show. She spoke her participation into fruition after saying it was her destiny to walk in a Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show back in 2013.

Jourdan Dunn Victoria's Secret

Jourdan Dunn

The British model and cook walked in three shows from 2012 to 2014.

Jessica White

This beauty only walked in one show back in 2007.

Jasmine Tookes

Tookes, who clapped back at bleaching accusations before this year’s show, has modeled in five presentations since 2012.

Cindy Bruna Victoria's Secret

Cindy Bruna

Including this year’s show, Bruna, who is French, has walked in four shows since 2013.

Leomie Anderson Victoria's Secret

Leomie Anderson

The British model walked in last year’s show, as well is this year’s big bash in Paris.

Jourdana Phillips

This year was Phillips’s very first Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.

Herieth Paul

The Tanzanian model made her debut in a Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show this year.

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Lais Ribeiro

The model has walked in five shows, including this year’s event. She also walked in 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014 and 2015.

Dilone Victoria's Secret


The beauty walked in her very first show this year.

Imaan Hammam Victoria's Secret

Imaan Hammam

The Dutch model walked only once — in 2014.

Gracie Victoria's Secret

Gracie Carvalho

The Brazilian model has walked twice, both in 2010 and 2015.

Grace Mahary

The Canadian beauty walked once in 2014.

Leila Nda Victoria's Secret

Leila Nda

The Belgium-bred model walked once in 2015.

Chanel Iman Victoria's Secret

Chanel Iman

The leggy beauty walked three times from 2009 to 2011.

Beverly Peele

Peele walked twice in 1995 and 1996.

Arlenis Sosa

The famed model walked a VS Fashion Show runway one time — in 2008.

Anais Mali

Mali, from France, walked once in 2011.

Alek Wek

The legendary Sudanese model walked once in 2001.

Ajuma Asenyana

The Kenyan model walked once in 2006.

Selita Ebanks

Ebanks walked six times over the years, doing so from 2005 to 2010.

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